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Michael Brown's Father Speaks Out With Trayvon Martin's Parents

Matt Sledge | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- Michael Brown Sr. spoke briefly at a gathering here on Sunday night to call for peace ahead of the Monday funeral for his son. "Tomorr...

Tracy Martin: This Country Values Guns More Than Our Children's Lives

Posted 02.26.2014 | Black Voices

It has been two years since Tracy Martin lost his son Trayvon, who was shot and killed following a confrontation with neighborhood watch volunteer, Ge...

Trayvon Martin's Parents To Release A Book

Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

After spending more than a year at the center of one of the country's biggest news stories, Trayvon Martin's parents are planning to release a book ab...

Jennifer Bendery

Trayvon Martin's Mom To Testify About 'Stand Your Ground' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sybrina Fulton, whose teenage son Trayvon Martin was gunned down last year by a man who claimed he was acting in self-defense, will test...

Trayvon's Parents Renew Appeal

The Orlando Sentinel | Staff Writer | Posted 10.03.2013 | Black Voices

Attorneys for Trayvon Martin's parents on Friday renewed their appeal for changes to "stand your ground" laws around the country, calling them vague a...

The Uprising That Love Demands: Trayvon Martin and the Yoke Made Visible

Gaye Theresa Johnson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Black Voices
Gaye Theresa Johnson

Trayvon Martin has done so much more than die. He has revealed a system working perfectly in its intended order; and for the moment, rendered visible the yoke that encircles the poor and aggrieved.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Trayvon Martin Tragedy Sparks Congressional Call For Action | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Emotions ran high at the inaugural meeting of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys on Wednesday, as participants discussed way...

Jennifer Bendery

Trayvon Martin's Dad To Attend Meeting Of Congressional Caucus On Black Men And Boys | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys is holding its first-ever meeting on Wednesday, and Tracy Martin, the father of slain tee...

PHOTOS: 'Justice For Trayvon' Rally Hits Miami

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 07.22.2013 | Miami

One week after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the death of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, hundreds filled downtown Miami streets to rall...

Demonstration Today

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2013 | Miami

(Updates with details from protest rallies) By Edward Upright and Zachary Faginson NEW YORK/MIAMI, July 20 (Reuters) - D...

'The President's Comments Give Us Strength'

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.19.2013 | Black Voices

Six days after George Zimmerman was found not guilty for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, President Obama spoke out about the pain African-Americ...

Trayvon's Mom: 'I Have No Clue' Now How My Oldest Son Should Stay Safe

Posted 07.18.2013 | Black Voices

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin spoke to CNN's Anderson Cooper Thursday night about the murder of their son, Trayvon Martin, and the acquittal of Geor...

Trayvon Martin's Parents Launch Painful Media Tour

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.17.2013 | Media

Travyon Martin's parents plunged into the media frenzy surrounding George Zimmerman's acquittal on Thursday morning, appearing on all three major broa...

Trayvon Martin's Mother 'Stunned' By Zimmerman Verdict

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.18.2013 | Black Voices

For the first time since the man who fatally shot their son was acquitted, Trayvon Martin's parents, have come forward to discuss their reaction to th...

Trayvon Martin's Father's Heartbreaking Reaction To Verdict

Posted 07.14.2013 | Black Voices

A few minutes after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin Saturday night, the dead teenager's father tweeted his emotio...

David Lohr

Key Dates In The Trayvon Martin Murder Case | David Lohr | Posted 06.10.2013 | Black Voices

The trial of George Zimmerman, set to kick off with jury selection on Monday, is one of the biggest court proceedings to take place in Florida since C...

'We Have Decided to Turn the Pain Into Power'

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.26.2012 | Crime
Marian Wright Edelman

The goal of equal rights, equal justice, and equal opportunity for every child in America may not have been realized yet, but it's still the goal we have to meet in order for America to finally live up to its promise. Let's all make sure that happens in Trayvon's case.

Jaweed Kaleem

Trayvon Martin's Mother Faces First Mother's Day Without Her Son | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.11.2012 | Religion

A card, a hug and a key chain -- the gifts were not elaborate and did not cost more than a few dollars. But the tokens of love that Trayvon Martin...

Trayvon Martin: Tracy and Sybrina have shown patience, restraint, and class

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 06.16.2012 | Black Voices
Lawrence D. Elliott

The most amazing thing I've witnessed during this tragedy is the patience, restraint, and class of the family of Trayvon Martin. They've remained determined to get justice for their son, while carrying themselves with great class and dignity.

Fire Captain Slams 'Sh*tbag Parents' In Post On Martin Case

Posted 06.16.2012 | Miami

A Miami-Dade Fire Rescue official is under investigation for a personal Facebook post that claims "failed, shitbag, ignorant parents" are to blame in ...

Trayvon Martin's Mother Clarifies 'Accident' Remark

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 04.13.2012 | Black Voices

Trayvon Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, caused a stir after she appeared on the "Today" show and said that she believed it was "an accident" that Geo...

What Happened Before The Trayvon Story Went National?

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2012 | Black Voices

By Daniel Trotta SANFORD, Fla., April 3 (Reuters) - Tracy Martin had been looking for his son Trayvon since the night before. He went ...

Geraldo To Trayvon's Parents: I Am Sorry

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.02.2012 | Black Voices

In an interview on Sunday night with Trayvon Martin's parents, Geraldo Rivera looked to make amends for his controversial comments surrounding the dea...

Wilson Hosts Massive Trayvon Martin Rally With Chaka Khan

Posted 03.30.2012 | Miami

A massive 'Justice For Trayvon' rally is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday at Miami's Bayfront Park, hosted by U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL). Singer...

Trymaine Lee

Trayvon Martin's Family Vows To Keep Fighting Amid 'Character Assaults,' Official Leaks | Trymaine Lee | Posted 03.27.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla.— As a crowd of several hundred protesters swarmed outside of the Sanford Civic Center on Monday night, Trayvon Martin’s family share...